Download Traveling Music: Playing Back the Soundtrack to My Life and by Neil Peart PDF

By Neil Peart

The track of Frank Sinatra, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, and lots of different artists offers the ranking to the reflections of a musician at the street during this memoir of Neil Peart's travels from l. a. to important Bend nationwide Park. The emotional institutions and tales at the back of every one album Peart performs advisor his memories of his adolescence on Lake Ontario, the 1st bands that he played with, and his travels with the band Rush. The evocative and resonant writing vividly captures the meanderings of a musical brain, best rock lovers to find within information regarding Rush and the musical inspirations of a rock legend.

Show description

Read or Download Traveling Music: Playing Back the Soundtrack to My Life and Times PDF

Best music: guitar books

La pasion musical (Paidos de Musica)

L. a. m? sica desconcierta al an? lisis. Ese arte de l. a. presencia, que no muestra ning? n objeto, que no es m? s que una acumulaci? n de mediadores --instrumentos, partituras, int? rpretes, escenarios, medios de comunicaci? n. .. --, parece ser, sin embargo, los angeles encarnaci? n de l. a. inmediatez, l. a. expresi?

One Handed: A Guide to Piano Music for One Hand (Music Reference Collection)

This advisor to the piano literature for the one-handed pianist surveys over 2,100 person piano items which come with not just live performance literature yet pedagogical items besides. Following the creation are 4 chapters cataloguing unique works for the appropriate hand by myself, unique works for the left hand by myself, track prepared or transcribed for one hand on my own, and concerted works for one hand in live performance with different pianists, tools, or voices.

Additional info for Traveling Music: Playing Back the Soundtrack to My Life and Times

Example text

In doin g so, it gives significance to al l those indefinable aspects of experience which nevertheless help to make us what we are. In the swif t whir l of time, music is a constant, reminding u s of wha t w e were and o f that towar d whic h w e aspire. Art tho u troubled? Music will not onl y calm, it will ennoble thee. Sinatra at the Sands wa s released in 1966, when I was fourteen, and i t was one o f th e record s I remembered m y father playin g on hi s consol e stereo. It seemed there was always music playing in our house, and it had to have an influence on me.

Mergin g with th e fou r lane s of eastbound traffi c on Interstate 10 , dense as always, I headed toward the towers of downtow n Los Angeles. Eastward and upwind, the view tended to be clearer than usual during the Santa Anas, and behind the city, the San Gabriels and the snowy peak of Mount Sa n Antonio (commonl y calle d Ol d Bald y Peak ) dominate d th e background against the scoured blue sky. The "steel forest" of antennas high on Mount Wilson, near the observatory, was finely etched and glittering.

Early in 2003,1 had become the proud owner of my longtime "dream car, " a BMW Z-8, black with red interior (alway s my favorite combination) . Drivin g tha t sleek , powerfu l two-seate r throug h the Sant a Monic a Mountains , u p Ol d Topang a Canyon t o Mulhollan d Drive, and a longer trip up to Big Sur and back, revived the thrill I used to feel driving an open sports ca r (usuall y with musi c playing). Taken seriously, o n a challengin g road , drivin g coul d reall y fee l lik e a sport, comparable to riding a motorcycle with adrenaline-fueled urgency.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.34 of 5 – based on 21 votes